ISSUE TWENTY TWO. THAT LIGHT BULB MOMENT ISSUE TWENTY TWO. THAT LIGHT BULB MOMENT

ISSUE TWENTY TWO. THAT LIGHT BULB MOMENT

Design is without a doubt all around us. From our clothes and our homes, to the streets and our places of work, everything has been thought through with immaculate detail. In London, we have a profusion of design hubs from Grade II listed façades on Regent Street to the glass skyscrapers that dominate the City.

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MICK JAGGER TALKS JAMES BROWN MICK JAGGER TALKS JAMES BROWN

MICK JAGGER TALKS JAMES BROWN

When To Be Continued caught up with the 71-year-old rocker, Mick Jagger was as charismatic as ever. He was here to talk about Get On Up the James Brown biopic he produced via his company, Jagged Films. It quickly transpired that Jagger has the same passion and enthusiasm for movie making as he does for rock’n'roll.

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A ROUGH GUIDE TO THE BECHDEL TEST A ROUGH GUIDE TO THE BECHDEL TEST

A ROUGH GUIDE TO THE BECHDEL TEST

When choosing a film to watch, certain questions usually spring to mind. Will it have gore or tears? An A-list cast? A political message? Complex female characters? Until recently, the last question probably wouldn’t have been considered by the majority. This fact has helped propel the Bechdel Test to its current fame and it is still surprising how few films pass.

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DIPLO: RANDOM WHITE DUDE BE EVERYWHERE DIPLO: RANDOM WHITE DUDE BE EVERYWHERE

DIPLO: RANDOM WHITE DUDE BE EVERYWHERE

Random White Dude Be Everywhere supposedly got its name from a YouTube comment on one of Diplo’s tracks, and consists of seven original cuts from the past two years, and five new remixes by various artists. For the large part, it’s dance-floor orientated bass, trap and bounce music – and one brief dalliance with toe-curling techno.

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Interviews

LIGHT YEARS AHEAD: LEE BROOM

by Sara Gallego
LIGHT YEARS AHEAD: LEE BROOM

Lee Broom is the man behind THE Crystal Bulb; that exquisite creation that helped him scoop the Elle Decoration British Design Award in 2012, becoming an instant design classic and throwing Broom’s hat firmly into the design arena as much more than just ‘one-to-watch’.

Shopping

LIGHT UP: TOP FIVE STATEMENT LIGHTING

by Elena Mauen
LIGHT UP: TOP FIVE STATEMENT LIGHTING

From contemporary designs to playful shapes, To Be Continued has selected the hottest trends. Whether you are looking to redecorate, add a personal feel to plain decor or seek the je ne sais quoi to add the finishing touch to your HQ, we’ve got it covered.

Restaurants

LA PORTE DES INDES, MARBLE ARCH

by Sara Gallego
LA PORTE DES INDES, MARBLE ARCH

The restaurant is spread over two floors of a former Edwardian ballroom, and entering it feels like being on the set of a Merchant Ivory film; opulent, light and highly transportive. Opened in 1996, their South Indian fusion cuisine is still a hit.

Travel

CORNWALL’S CHIC COUNTRY RETREAT

by Katie Colombus
CORNWALL’S CHIC COUNTRY RETREAT

With its sandy beaches, dramatic rugged scenery, boho-chic style and chilled surfer vibe, Cornwall is the ultimate destination for a relaxing getaway. But once fully relaxed, the plethora of boutiques, fine dining and year-round activity will keep any hardcore city folk happily entertained.

Featured Articles

FKA TWIGS: LP1

by Marco Mini in
FKA TWIGS: LP1

Her lyrical themes and sexually subversive aesthetics also showed an artist ready to push boundaries; needless to say the expectations for her first album were decidedly high. Highlighted, in To Be Continued as ‘one to watch’ back in December, she has been demanding the attention of music bloggers since 2012. But does the current record live up to the hype?

LIGHT YEARS AHEAD: LEE BROOM

by Sara Gallego in
LIGHT YEARS AHEAD: LEE BROOM

Lee Broom is the man behind THE Crystal Bulb; that exquisite creation that helped him scoop the Elle Decoration British Design Award in 2012, becoming an instant design classic and throwing Broom’s hat firmly into the design arena as much more than just ‘one-to-watch’.

CORNWALL’S CHIC COUNTRY RETREAT

by Katie Colombus in
CORNWALL’S CHIC COUNTRY RETREAT

With its sandy beaches, dramatic rugged scenery, boho-chic style and chilled surfer vibe, Cornwall is the ultimate destination for a relaxing getaway. But once fully relaxed, the plethora of boutiques, fine dining and year-round activity will keep any hardcore city folk happily entertained.

LONDON LOVES: CLERKENWELL

by Jessica Laporte in
LONDON LOVES: CLERKENWELL

Move over Shoreditch – there is a new contender for the hipster/trendy crown of London: welcome to Clerkenwell. Londoners are still unable to pinpoint its exact location. The best way to describe it is the place that is in-between everywhere.

NORTHERN EXPOSURE

by Laura Collinson in
NORTHERN EXPOSURE

Only a two-hour train ride from London, Manchester is famed for exporting some of the worlds best musicians, it’s industrial heritage, gothic architecture and a world famous football team. It is, inarguably one of the UK’s most exciting cities.